'Breaking Bread' demonstrates that food
can nurture a connection among people from disparate groups,
chipping away at discord, and that when political and religious labels are removed,
we are all just human beings with striking similarities.
- THE JERUSALEM POST
’Breaking Bread’ is director Beth Elise Hawk’s fascinating documentary...
a film that talks about food, peace, and people
- THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
This recipe for tolerance, nestled in a film by Beth Elise Hawk that celebrates cuisine diplomacy, lies beneath the bubbling pots of Syrian stews and plates of Israeli hummus, top heavy with the legacy of local traditions
that date back centuries... Who knew that these perceived enemies of Israel had their own story to tell, and how their story is our story? Who knew that what brings us together is much more powerful than what drives us apart?
- THE WRAP
feel good – and extremely appetizing...
- SBS (AUSTRALIA)
delicious in more ways than one
- THE AUSTRALIAN,
David Stratton recommends: BREAKING BREAD
a gourmet guide to the disparate historical shifts that have gone into the making of the country’s multi-faceted population.
Breaking Bread delivers
- THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
Beth Elise Hawk's documentary occupies the space between cultural study and kitchen porn
- TORONTO NOW
an award-winning love letter to the food of the Middle East...
- JEWISH CHRONICLE, UK
satisfying and insightful, visually arresting and inspiring
- ATLANTA JEWISH TIMES